Dutse - The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) on Thursday said it had arrested three suspected drug peddlers in Jigawa.
The Commandant of the corps in the state, Muhammad Gidado told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Dutse that the suspects were arrested at their hide out on Wednesday in Ringim Local Government Area of the state.
Gidado said that the three suspects were nabbed with different brands of hard drugs, adding that they would be handed over to the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), for further action.
He also announced the recovery of 10 cartons of rubber solution and several bags of cannabis at the residence of another suspected drug dealer in Gumel Local Government.
Gidado however said the man had escaped but assured that the NSCDC would track him down and bring him to justice.